Scopes

Bluegrass                              July 20, 2019

Competition                        APPLICATION

The competition will be held on Saturday, July 20. We hope you will join us for this year’s Scopes Bluegrass Competition. Musicians and bands are accepted on a first come basis, so be sure to get your application and payment in promptly.

 

Festival times: Crowds expected from 11 am to 11 pm

 
Rules

Competition is open to all amateur bluegrass bands playing traditional and contemporary bluegrass. Bands must consist of at least 3 members, and no band member may compete with more than one band.

Individuals may have 2 accompanists.

Bands will be provided with a time slot for performance in the competition

Bands or individuals will be contacted with information closer to time of performance
Acoustic instruments only.
No Power Provided.

Judging will be scored on Rhythm, Timing, Harmony, Creativity, Overall performance and Showmanship.The decision of the judges is final.

 

Competition, Placement and Prizes

The band competition will consist of 2 rounds. In the first round every band will have 5-6 minutes to perform 1 vocal and 1 instrumental. The judges will pick 3-5 bands (depending on participation) to go on to the second round. The second round will mirror the first, 5-6 minutes for 1 vocal and 1 instrumental. Three places will be chosen.1st place will receive $1,000

                                                                   2nd place will receive $600

                                                                   3rd place will receive $300

The individual competition will have 6 categories. Guitar, Banjo, Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro and Dulcimer. Each competitor will have 2-3 minutes to perform. Three places will be chosen for each category. !st place will receive $150

               2nd place will receive $100

               3rd place will receive $75

A children’s division has been added this year for 4-7 year olds and 8-12 year olds. They will have 2-3 minutes to perform. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies will be given for both categories.

Agreement is not valid until Scopes Festival Promotion Committee approves application and application has been signed by the Organizer.

                                                Band Entry

 

Band_____________________________________  Contact___________________

 

Address____________________________________ Phone____________________

 

City, State, Zip________________________________________________________

 

Email_____________________________

 

__________________________________              ____________________________________

Signature of Organizer                               Date          Signature of Band Representative          Date

Individual Entry

 

Individual__________________________________  Contact___________________

 

Address____________________________________ Phone____________________

 

City, State, Zip________________________________________________________

 

Email_________________________________  Instrument_____________________

__________________________________           __________________________________

Signature of Organizer                               Date       Signature of Individual                      Date

                

  Children’s Entry

Child’s name_______________________________  Contact (parent)__________________

Address__________________________________ Phone__________________________

City, State,Zip_____________________________________________________________

Email_____________________________________ Instrument______________________

________________________________________    _______________________________

Signature of organizer                              Date           signature of parent or guardian   Date

 

(If a musician wishes to compete in more than one individual competition, he/she must submit each entry separately. But one payment may be made for all.)

 

o Band $50         o Individual: one instrument $10,  two instruments $14,  three instruments $17,    

   four to six insruments $20         Children $10

o  Cash  o Check  o Credit/Debit Card: MasterCard/Visa/Discover/AmEx

 

Credit card #___________________ Exp Date _____/_____

 

Name on Card______________________________  Sec.  Code__________

 

Signature___________________________________

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For more information email rheaheritagefoundation@gmail.com.  Phone 423.775.9847.Return form and check to Scopes Festival, 107 Main St, Dayton, TN 37321 Make checks payable to Scopes Festival.

Official Use Only o Band $50 o Individual $20 o Paid